Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Maureen Raisch

Location

St. Louis, MO
Full name: 
Maureen Raisch
Artist: 
Maureen Raisch
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Acrylic

Lisa Booth-Henry

Location

Cameron, LA

Lisa graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana with a degree in education and teaches preschool children.

Full name: 
Lisa Booth-Henry
Artist: 
Lisa Booth-Henry
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Collage

K Edgar Swados

Location

Overland Park, KS

Edgar created this artwork for the 2000 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection. He is a retired teacher, having taught in New York City and Tampa, Fla., and is a former Hollywood film set designer.

Full name: 
Edgar Swados
Artist: 
K Edgar Swados
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Mixed Media

Richard McCuen

Location

Medora, IL

Richard has been doing pencil art for nearly 10 years. His other hobbies include woodworking, traveling, landscaping and bird watching. Richard has won awards for his artwork at local county fairs.

Full name: 
Richard McCuen
Artist: 
Richard McCuen
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Pencil

Alan Pappalardo

Location

Naperville, IL

Alan created this artwork at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held May 3, 1992, at the Chicago Art Institute. He was involved with student government in high school and enjoys coin collecting.

Full name: 
Alan Pappalardo
Artist: 
Alan Pappalardo
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Ink/Rice Paper

Lynn Upton

Location

El Segundo, CA

Lynn has an associate’s degree from El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., and works full time in aerospace engineering. She has been taking photos for five years and recently began painting.

Full name: 
Lynn Upton
Artist: 
Lynn Upton
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Photograph

Rosalie Toth

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Rosalie is interested in clay sculpture, watercolor painting, pastels, ceramics and oil painting. She is retired from real estate sales, and does volunteer work for MDA and her church.

Full name: 
Rosalie Toth
Artist: 
Rosalie Toth
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Oil

Al Careaga

Location

Citrus Heights, CA

Al has been involved with art all his life. He has won numerous awards for his sculpture, including first place in shows sponsored by the city of Beverly Hills, and the Chambers of Commerce of Century City and Westwood in Los Angeles. He also is a decorated World War II Marine for serving in the Pacific Theater, including Guadalcanal.

Full name: 
Al Careaga
Artist: 
Al Careaga
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Bronze-Cold Cast

June Marie Schneider

Location

Pembroke, GA
Full name: 
June Schneider
Artist: 
June Marie Schneider
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Soft Sculpture

Thomas Mumper

Location

Wilmington, DE

After retiring from a gunpowder manufacturing firm, Tom began to fine-tune his woodcrafting skills. Using a chainsaw, bandsaw, and a lathe and disc sander, he has crafted thousands of bowls, vases, lamps and platters from hunks of wood. Tom uses wood from oak, maple, cherry and other local trees, and even has used wood he brought home from a trip to Australia. Tom exhibits his work at two major shows a year in Delaware.

Full name: 
Thomas Mumper
Artist: 
Thomas Mumper
Disease: 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
Medium: 
Wood Carving

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